Thursday, January 21, 2010

Wasatch Mountain State Park hosts a Full Moon Snow Shoe Hike

The Friends of Wasatch Mountain State Park is again hosting the popular Full Moon Snowshoe Hike on Friday, January 29, 2009. The tour begins at the State Parkls Visitors Center, 1281 Warm Springs Road, in Midway at 7 pm.

Participants are to meet at the Visitor Center for registration, snowshoe check out, and to meet the trail guides. No experience is required.

There are three experience levels. Beginner tours last about 90 minutes, while intermediate and advanced tours may run 2 to 2 ½ hours.

Snowshoers must be 12 years or older and can bring their own equipment, or can rent snowshoes for the evening.

Boots are not available. Be sure your foot is warm and water proof. Bring a flashlight, water, and dress warmly. Pets are not permitted.

Refreshments will be served after the tour's end. Cost is $5 for snowshoe rental and $5 event participation fee. Reservations are required no later than January 8th. Call Lucille Tuttle at 435-654-5150 to register. Additional snowshoe hikes are scheduled for February 6th and March 13th at the Visitors Center.

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